The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 454 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.47%
Senior Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist across the South East region.

Senior Security Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Security Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 6 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Senior Security Specialist
England

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Security Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Security Operations
1 13 (86.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) CISSP
3 8 (53.33%) CISA
3 8 (53.33%) Coaching
4 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (40.00%) SIEM
4 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (33.33%) Sophos
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
5 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Cybercrime
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) Big Data
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.67%) Android

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Security Operations
2 8 (53.33%) Coaching
3 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) SIEM
4 5 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISA
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) GSEC
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft